‘The Dearly Undeparted’ now playing at West Grand High School
December 1, 2011
“The Dearly Undeparted,” a comedy, will star 15 high school students at West Grand High School on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1-2. The play centers on a young man who takes care of his grandmother and tries to get her into assisted living. He wants to sell her house and get on with his life, but his grandmother made a promised to her now deceased husband that she would never sell it. The family performs a seance to get the grandfather’s approval to sell the house, but instead, a living man shows up and ends up staying at the house.
Dawn Warriner is the director of the play. Phil Ainslie is co-director and assisted students designing the set.
The show starts each evening at 7 p.m. at West Grand High School and tickets are available at the door: $3 for children and students, $5 for adults. The price includes dinner provided by the West Grand National Honor Society. Thursday’s menu is soup in a bread bowl served buffet-style. Friday is spagetti, bread, and salad. Dinner is available starting at 5:30 p.m.